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Discocrinus catastomus

Crinoidea - Roveacrinida - Roveacrinidae

Taxonomy
Discocrinus catastomus was named by Peck (1943). It is the type species of Discocrinus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1943Discocrinus catastomus Peck
1961Discocrinus catastomus Rasmussen p. 387 figs. Pl 56, fig 7
2010Discocrinus catastomus Hess and Gale p. 444
2011Discocrinus catastomus Hess and Messing p. 209

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumBlastozoa
classCrinoideaMiller 1821
subclassPentacrinoideaJaekel 1918
RankNameAuthor
infraclassInadunata(Wachsmuth and Springer 1897)
Cladida(Moore and Laudon 1943)
Eucladida
infraorderArticulata(Miller 1821)
orderRoveacrinidaSieverts-Doreck
familyRoveacrinidaePeck 1943
genusDiscocrinusPeck 1943
speciescatastomusPeck 1943

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: high Mg calcitec
Ontogeny: accretion, addition of partsp
Environment: marinep
Locomotion: facultatively mobileo
Attached: yeso
Life habit: low-level epifaunalo
Diet: suspension feedero
Vision: blindc
Dispersal: waterp
Dispersal 2: planktonicp
Created: 2004-02-28 17:16:33
Modified: 2009-10-08 14:40:08
Source: o = order, c = class, p = phylum
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Kiessling 2004, Aberhan 1992
Collections
No collection or age range data are available